The new coronavirus has killed nearly 3 times as many people in 8 weeks as SARS did in 8 months. Here's how the 2 outbreaks compare.
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A coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 2,100 people and infected more than 75,500 since December.

The virus might have jumped from animals to people at a Chinese wet market where live and dead animals were sold. SARS was also a coronavirus, and that outbreak started in a wet market, too.

SARS killed 774 people and infected 8,098 between November 2002 and July 2003. The new disease, known as COVID-19, has killed nearly three times that many people in eight...

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